Parenting Articles

For all the parents out there who like a dose of reality (instead of unrealistic, eternally heartwarming stories that are commonplace), have a browse of the latest My Child Australia Magazine. Along with a lot of facts on pregnancy and childbirth, you will find honest accounts of parenting in the naughties in my columns. I’m no expert. The wheels fall off for me every day at some point.  But I hope that sharing my thoughts on the challenges of family life, might just make a fellow parent feel less alone…

On Writing

During one of my first masterclasses at the Queensland Writers Center, a fellow author recommended I join Romance Writers of Australia (RWA). Considering I haven’t even read a Mills and Boon, I said, “But I don’t write romance,” to which she replied “Neither do I!” She went on to explain how this fabulous organisation takes new writers under their wing, teaches them to write, regardless of genre, and puts them in touch with other writers.  I took her advice, joined up and found her to be correct. RWA also manage…

Contact

Contact Kylie by emailing:                                                        contact@kyliekaden.com.au  Losing Kate will be available in print and ebook formats from Random House Australia in early 2014. More information available later in the year. Follow Kylie on Facebook at                                                            facebook.com/KylieKadenAuthor Thanks for stopping by!  

Rockstar Afternoon

I just opened my author photo shoot proofs from Anna Gilbert Photography. What a fantastic job she’s done! Not only did the heavens produce perfect weather for us on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, I felt like a rockstar for the afternoon (a very rare event in my world of sweeping up crushed Weetbix and stepping on Lego mines). Anna provided delightful company as I learned to keep my chin out and head down, and she produced great pics (got to love those secret camera angles to hide double chins!? And…